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87 results found for 'General Surgery' in East London, London, UK

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Expert in: General Surgery
32 years of experience
Endocrine Surgery , Vascular Surgery , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

Mr. James Crinnion is a Consultant Surgeon at the Royal London and Whipps Cross University hospitals with over 20 years’ experience specialising in general, vascular and endocrine surgery. He has particular expertise in the minimal access treatment of varicose veins, laparoscopic and open hernia surgery, treatment of gall stones, thyroid and parathyroid surgery and all arterial surgery.

Mr. James Crinnion qualified from Leeds University Medical School in 1987 and trained in Leeds, Sheffield, and London. In 1998 he was awarded an MD thesis for vascular surgical research.

Mr. Crinnion continues his interest outside of his clinical work by dedicating time to surgical education and he has published extensively with many original articles and book chapters. He has been Chairman of the Court of Examiners of the Royal College of Surgeons, an invited member of Council of the Royal College of Surgeons and Chairman of the North Thames Training Committee for General surgery. He has also been the Trust clinical governance lead (2003-9) and Clinical Director for General Surgery for Bartshealth (2012-2016).

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Expert in: General Surgery
26 years of experience
Colorectal Surgery , Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery + 1 more

Mr Pasquale Giordano has been a consultant surgeon at the Royal London Hospital and   Whipps Cross University Hospital (Barts Health NHS Trust) since 2002 , later being appointed clinical lead for the Colorectal Department of the Barts Health Trust in 2012. Mr Giordano is currently the Clinical Lead for the Pelvic Floor and Functional Bowel Disorders of the Royal London Hospital and Clinical Lead for the Abdominal Wall Surgery service. 

After graduating from the University of Naples, Italy in 1990, Mr Giordano has accumulated a wealth of surgical experience. He initially trained in Italy and the UK before specialising in colorectal surgery by pursuing a fellowship at the Department of Colorectal Surgery of the Cleveland Clinic, Florida and a Senior Colorectal Fellowship at the Centre for Academic Surgery at the Royal London Hospital. Furthermore, he has given lectures and live surgical demonstrations all over the world to go with his numerous scientific papers, which have appeared in prominent medical journals.

This expanse of professional experience, which has taken place around the globe, has helped Mr Giordano to build an international reputation for his high standard of care and training, so much so that both senior colorectal trainees from nearby and abroad are attracted to work with him. Moreover, many of the patients that he has treated are referred from all over the UK and even overseas.

In recent years, Mr Giordano has focused on developing new treatment methods for common conditions such as haemorrhoids, anal fissure and faecal incontinence. Subsequently, he was the first UK-based surgeon to use the transanal hemorrhoidal dearterialization (THD) technique and is currently the surgeon with the most experience of this procedure in the UK. He also directs the only THD training course that is both available in the UK accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons.

It is therefore easy to see why Mr Giordano is regarded as one of the UK's leading colorectal surgeons—a consultant who remains reknowned for his dedication to both his work with both patients and research.

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Expert in: General Surgery
25 years of experience
Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery , Colorectal Surgery

Mr Hitesh Patel is a renowned Consultant General Surgeon specialising in General and Lower Gastrointestinal (GI) Tract Surgery. 

In 1994, Mr Patel obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery (MB ChB) from the University of Liverpool and subsequently he obtained a Master's Degree in Surgery from the University of London.

Mr Patel completed the North East Thames Higher Surgical Rotation. After this, he worked at several specialist colorectal centres like St Marks Hospital as well as the renowed Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Canada. He additionally is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. 

Mr Patel is currently working for Barts Health NHS Trust, where he is a Consultant General and Colorectal surgeon. Mr Patel's practice covers every aspect of general surgery as well as colorectal surgery. He routinely performs laparoscopic (key-hole) surgery for gallstones, hernias and colorectal cancer. Mr Patel also practices privately with BMI Healthcare, Spire London East Hospital and The Holly Private Hospital to provide clients with first-class care at a time suitable to them. 

Throughout his career, he has published several articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals and has contributed to research pertaining to the significance of circulating tumour cells in colorectal cancer.

 

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 6 specialists
33 years of experience
Vascular Surgery

Professor Mark Whiteley is becoming known as the "Celebrity Veins Doctor" following his highly public treatment of Virgin DJ and Celebrity Chris Evans in November 2019. Using his pioneering techniques for varicose veins and thread veins, Mark has treated many celebrities over the last 20 years. Those who have gone public include Kate Lawler, Ian Hyland, and Eve Cameron. Mark has been featured in Tatler as "Best for veins" for the last 11 years.

Professor Mark Whiteley is a Consultant Venous Surgeon at The Whiteley Clinic and a visiting Professor at The University of Surrey. He is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of Pelvic Congestion Syndrome and he was the first surgeon to perform endovenous (keyhole) surgery for varicose veins in the UK.

Professor Whiteley opened The Whiteley Clinic in 2003, which is now a network known as The Whiteley Clinic. He has a research and education unit there and his team has won national and international prizes for their advances in venous surgery for leg and pelvic veins. They have also published over 130 papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Professor Whiteley has been named as the recommended vein surgeon by Tatler for over 11 years. In 2001, he and Judy Holdstock invented the TRLOP technique used for closing incompetent perforating veins. He has also written a book - "Understanding Venous Reflux: The Cause of Varicose Veins and Venous Leg Ulcers" and had edited a book with Emma Dabbs "Advances in Phlebology and Venous Surgery Volume 1".

In February 2019 he performed the first microwave treatment of varicose veins in the UK.

In May 2019 he performed the first Echotherapy (Sonovein using HIFU - High Intensity focused ultrasound) treatment of varicose veins in the UK.

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 2 specialists
20 years of experience
Colorectal Surgery , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

Said Mohamed is a Consultant Laparoscopic Colorectal and General Surgeon, with expertise in treating colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease as well as benign colorectal conditions such as haemorrhoids, anal fissure and anal fistulae. 

Mr Mohamed qualified in medicine from The Queen’s College, University of Oxford and completed his surgical training at the London Postgraduate Deanery. He obtained further advanced training in colorectal surgery at the University College Hospital and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital.

Mr. Mohamed is an advanced endoscopist and specialises in the treatment of large colorectal polyps and early rectal cancer. He is an accredited Bowel Scope screening endoscopist and is the Endoscopy Lead for training at the Croydon University Hospital NHS Trust. In addition to his colorectal expertise, he specialises in repairs of all types of abdominal wall herniae including abdominal wall reconstruction and component separation for large incisional herniae.

 

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 4 specialists
7 years of experience

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr is a Consultant Venous Surgeon and Phlebologist with a special interest in walk-in, walk-out surgery for varicose veins. He has over 12 years of experience in treating varicose veins.

Mr Abu-Bakr is a specialist in General Surgery. He is a member of the American College of Phlebology, the International Union of Phlebology, and the European Venous Forum. He is a fellow of the College of Phlebology, UK.

Mr Abu-Bakr completed The Whiteley Clinic training in endovenous ablation of varicose veins and thread veins in 2012. He also trained in glue closure therapy of varicose veins in Sapheon in Germany.

Mr Abu-Bakr has a research interest in varicose veins, endovenous treatment of severe varicose veins, and treatment of venous ulcers.

For more information visit Mr Abu-Bakr's personal webpage: www.TheVeinsDoctor.com

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Expert in: General Surgery
36 years of experience
Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgery , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery , Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery

Mr Kesava Mannur is a consultant  Laparoscopic and Upper GI surgeon specialising in bariatric surgery and advanced laparoscopic surgeries.

Graduated with an MBBS from Sri Venkateswara University India and then trained in General Surgery in Chennai, Cardiff, Lister Hospital in Stevenage, The Middlesex Hospital and The Royal London Hospitals.  Had also training in obesity surgery Europe and the USA.

Was appointed professor of surgery in Deccan Medical College, Hyderabad, India in 1994 and in NEw Vision University school of Medicine, Tbilisi, Georgia in 2019.

Performing laparoscopic surgical work since 1990 and bariatric/weightloss/metabolic surgery since 1998.

Establishing Bariatric unit at Homerton University Hospital, London in 2003; Was director of bariatric surgery till 2017. Working alongside a multidisciplinary team including psychologists, eating disorder specialists, dietitians and Endocrinologists,  Mr Mannur has performed over 5,500 bariatric procedures to date, with minimal morbidity.

Performs Complex procedures including Duodenal Switch and revisional procedures converting gastric band to Sleeve Gastrectomy, gastric bypass or DS;  also from Sleeve to 'banded' gastric bypass or DS; also from gastric bypass to revisional gastric bypass or DS.

Conducted 6 international two day Bariatric symposiums and 7 bariatric surgery training courses in Homerton University hospital, apart from demonstrating various bariatric surgeries in these events.

In addition to his clinical work Mr Mannur is a prominent figure in the research community with numerous notable publications and has taught bariatric surgery both in the UK and abroad. Is invited to both national and international bariatric scientific programmes to give lectures and or demonstrate live surgeries.  He also served in BOMSS council and also as advisor for NICE.

Involved in the development and running of a low-budget hospital and a Free school in Hyderabad, apart from constructing a free school in his own village on his father's name.

Keen practiser of meditation for about 4 1/2 decades.

Professional Memberships:

  • AUGIS
  • BOMSS
  • ASGBI
  • ALSGBI
  • RSM
  • IFSO
  • European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons
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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
28 years of experience
Vascular Surgery

Mr Kyriakides qualified in Medicine in the UK and received his postgraduate training  in the UK and USA. He is a Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon at Barts Health NHS Trust where he treats patients with all aspects of vascular disease. Mr Kyriakides has a particular interest in the field of minimally invasive vascular surgery and in understanding and exploring the role of new technologies and techniques in the management of arterial and venous disease. He sees private patients at The London Clinic, The Private Clinic in Harley Street and HCA Hospitals in Central London.

Mr Kyriakides is and has been a member of numerous organisations, namely The Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland, The European Society for Vascular Surgery and The Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland. Mr Kyriakides has performed over 5000 Endo Venous Laser Ablation (EVLA; proven to be the most successful minimally invasive laser treatment for the removal of varicose veins) and other vein proceedures to-date. Mr Kyriakides has also pioneered the use of EVLA as a treatment for veins on the hands. He is one of very few surgeons in Europe trained in this ground-breaking technique. Mr Kyriakides is also highly specialised in performing varicose vein treatments to the scrotum and varicose vein treatments to the vulva and vagina which are both often conducted as treatment for pelvic congestion.

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
19 years of experience
Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery , Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery , Hepatobiliary surgery

Vincent Yip is a consultant Hepato-pancreatico-biliary (HPB) and General Surgeon at the Royal London Hospital, Barthealth NHS Trust. He specialises in gallbladder, pancreas and liver surgery. He is also fully competent in performing all general surgical procedures to a high standard. 

His major interest focuses on using minimal invasive approach for the treatment of complex HPB diseases, in particularly using the Da Vinci Robot to perform complex HPB procedures. He is currently the robotic HPB lead at the Royal London Hospital.

After graduated in the University of Glasgow in 2000, he undertook his Doctor of Medicine research degree at the University of Edinburgh. His higher surgical training was at the Mersey Deanery from 2006 to 2013, where he was trained by imminent Professor John Neoptolemos in pancreatic surgery and Professor Graeme Poston for liver surgery. To advance his HPB surgical skills, he undertook his post specialist training fellowship at Hong Kong University and King’s College Hospital, London for 2 years in HPB and Liver transplantation, focusing on cancers in cirrhotic liver. 

Vincent was a Consultant HPB Surgeon at the largest pancreatic centre at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital before moving down to London in 2018. He was the clinical lead for pancreatic cancer MDT and pancreatic neuroendocrine service until then.

He has published over 30 scientific papers and book chapters, and numerous national/ international presentations. He is the principal investigator in multiple clinical trials for the HPB unit at the Royal London Hospital. 

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 3 specialists
19 years of experience
Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgery , Gastroenterology , Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery + 3 more

Mr Sanjay Purkayastha is a Consultant General Surgeon who specialises in Laparoscopic (key hole) Surgery, Bariatric (weight loss) Surgery, Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery. He also works on call to treat surgical emergencies including major trauma Surgery. He trained at St. Mary's hospital and medical school, Imperial College London, the London deanery, and the Royal College of Surgeons England.

His general surgery practice includes laparoscopic surgery for hernias of all kinds, gall bladder surgery and hiatus hernia with anti-reflux surgery, management of conditions such as appendicitis, gallstones, pancreatitis, bowel obstruction, hernia emergencies and the management of many other conditions that present with abdominal pain.

The weight managment practice includes a full private bariatric multi-disciplinary team assessment and pre- and post surgery support. Weight loss procedures carried out by him and his team include gastric balloons, gastric bands, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypasses (roux-en-y and mini gastric bypass). All of these care carried out using minimally invasive techniques and the latest surgical techniques and technology. 

As a clinical senior lecturer at Imperial College, London in Surgery and Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery, Mr Purkayastha is at the forefornt of new technologies, techniques and treatments to ehnace patient recovery and personalised treatment pathways. This has included robotic-assisted surgical approaches, digital technologies to enhance surgical procedures and also the assessment of the gut microbiome to help gastrointestinal conditions and weight loss.

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What is a General Surgeon?

General surgery refers to a surgeon with a wide variety of surgical skills that can diagnose and treat a wide range of surgical conditions.

When to see a General Surgeon?

You may want to consult a general surgeon if you require surgery such as hernia operations, colon cancer surgery, appendicectomy and breast surgery.

What procedures can you find at a General Surgery clinic?